Aug 16, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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College of Nursing

Credit(s): 3

Affordable and accessible healthcare for all citizens of the United States continues to be a hot topic. It may be beneficial to know and understand what some of the main healthcare issues are related to the health and wellbeing of the population. This course will provide students with a background on some of the most common illnesses/diseases/health concerns currently seen in the United States. The course provides the opportunity to evaluate the impact of Cancer, Heart Disease, Diabetes, Addiction, Alzheimer s, Mental Health, Hepatitis C/HIV, and Suicide/Accidental Injury on individuals, families, communities, and the nation. In addition, we will explore the role that policy has on each of the selected topics. This course is taught in an online format. Students must be active, self-directed learners to be successful in this class. Students will practice skills of critical thinking and writing within the course.

Approved for Distance Learning.

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